Month: January 2018

SANCCOB 2018 – Josh Davis – January 4, 2018

Thursday, January 4, 2018

As reported by Josh Davis, Mystic Aquarium’s Senior Penguin Trainer January 4, 2018: I’m not sure if it was the seven-hour time difference or the excitement of getting back to SANCCOB that woke me up early enough to watch the sun rise against Table Mountain - one of Cape Town’s most iconic landmarks.  Lucky for me, the room I’ll be staying in for the next two weeks has the perfect view of it. Mystic Aquarium’s partnership with... MORE »

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Dear Friend, A very Happy New Year to you and your loved ones! On New Year’s Day we were delighted to welcome an East Lyme girl, Evie Helms, who suffers from Hydrocephalus, a condition where cerebrospinal fluid accumulates in the brain, causing pressure within the skull, and leading to various complications. Social media guru Adam Cilley spotted a Facebook post from the Helm’s family regarding Evie’s condition and her love of sea... MORE »

Beluga Rescue Collaboration: December 28, 2017- January 2, 2018

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

As reported by Chrissy Metzger Barth, Mystic Aquarium’s Trainer of Cetaceans and Pinnipeds Dec. 28, 2017-Jan. 2, 2018: Tyonek continues to do well with his bottle feeds. He is practicing his vocalizations; even making new ones. On my shift, I was tasked with using the hydrophone (a specially designed underwater microphone) to record Tyonek’s vocalizations. The length and time of the recordings varied in order to record vocalizations made... MORE »